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John Fasullo, Project Scientist


Dr. J.T. Fasullo is a Project Scientist in the Climate Analysis Section at NCAR and a Research Associate in the ATOC Deptartment at the University of Colorado. He is actively involved in research aimed at understanding climate variability and change, and community activities such as the Climate Data Guide and Climate Variability Diagnostics Package. He collaborates with Drs. Kevin Trenberth, Bette Otto-Bliesner, Steve Nerem and others. He obtained his B.S. in Applied and Engineering Physics from Cornell Univeristy and his Ph.D. from the Univeristy of Colorado under the supervision of Dr. Peter J. Webster.

His research activities include:

Highlighted Recent Publications:

Fasullo, J.T., B.W. Sanderson, and K.E. Trenberth, 2015: Recent Progress in Constraining Climate Sensitivity with Models Current Climate Change Reports, 268-275, 1 (4), doi: 10.1007/s40641-015-0021-7.
Grise, K., L. M. Polvani, and J.T. Fasullo, 2015: Re-examining the emergent constraint between climate sensitivity and the Southern Hemisphere radiation budget in CMIP models J. Clim.doi:
Otto-Bliesner, B. et al., 2015: The Last Millennium Ensemble Project with the Community Earth System Model (CESM): A Resource for Studying Climate Variability and Change since 850, Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., doi:
Stevens, B., A Abe-Ouchi, S Bony, G Hegerl, G Schmidt, S Sherwood, M Webb; Contributors: M Allen, T Andrews, J Annan, K Armour, N Bellouin, R Caballero, J Church, M Crucifix, A Dessler, T Edwards, J Fasullo, O Geoffrey, C Golaz, J Gregory, R Knutti, M Latif, N Lewis, T Mauritsen, D Sexton, G Stephens, R Sutton, J Vial, K Yu, M Zelinka, 2015: RINGBERG15: EARTH’S CLIMATE SENSITIVITIES, Report from a workshop held on 23-27 March 2015, Schloss Ringberg, Germany WCRP Report No. 11/2015.
Trenberth, K.E., J.T. Fasullo and T. Shephard, 2015: Attribution of climate extreme events Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate2657.
Trenberth, K. E., Y. Zhang, J. T. Fasullo, and S. Taguchi, 2015: Climate variability and relationships between top-of-atmosphere radiation and temperatures on Earth. J. Geophys. Res., 120, 3642-3659, Doi: 10.1002/2014JD022887.
Trenberth, K. E., Y. Zhang, and J. T. Fasullo (2015), Relationships among top-of- atmosphere radiation and atmospheric state variables in observations and CESM, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, doi:10.1002/2015JD023381.
Trenberth, K. E., and J. T. Fasullo, 2014: An apparent hiatus in global warming?, Earth's Future. doi: 10.002/2013EF000165.
Fasullo, J. T., C. Boening, F. W. Landerer, and R. S. Nerem, 2013: Australia's unique influence on global sea level in 2010-2011, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 4368-4373, doi:10.1002/grl.50834 , media coverage.
Fasullo, J.T., and K.E. Trenberth, 2012: A Less Cloudy Future: The role of subtropical subsidence in climate sensitivity, Science , 9 November 2012: 338 no. 6108 pp. 792-794, DOI: 10.1126/science.1227465., media coverage.

Contributor, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC AR4), Scientific Assessment of Climate Change, WMO/UNEP, 2007
Contributing Author, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC AR5), Scientific Assessment of Climate Change, WMO/UNEP, 2013

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